I have pips!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by fortkevin10, Jan 18, 2014.

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    fortkevin10 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time incubating. 4 out of the 7 eggs are on track to hatch. 2 of them weren't suppose to match until Monday but the pipped this morning! The bad news: I didn't see the 2 pips so I opened the incubator to take out the egg turner and put more water in for hatching. The two chicks started to peep :(. Hopefully they are okay. But luckily I turned off the automatic egg turner. Do you think the two chicks will be fine? I couldn't put in extra water to raise the humidity, and I opened it not knowing there were pips...
     
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    fortkevin10 Out Of The Brooder

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    Also, is it worth attempting to put more water in to raise the humidity? Or would that hurt the chicks even more? How long does it take to hatch?
     

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